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VC188   Bernard Diamond

BORN   January 1827

DIED   25 January 1892  AGE   65

VC Won  28 September 1857   AGE   30

Place VC Won  Bolundshadur

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Bernard Diamond   No.    

VC Issue No.   188   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Bengal Horse Artillery


Now   Royal Artillery

Rank VC Won   Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Portglenone, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland

Place Of Death   Masterton, North Island, New Zealand

Buried/Location Ashes   Masterton Cemetery, Archer Street, Wellington, North Island, New Zealand


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Block P, Row 3

Gazetted   24 April 1858

VC Presented   1858, India


Headstone, Masterton Cemetery, Archer Street, Wellington, North Island, New Zealand

P  Named at Royal Artillery Chapel, Woolwich, London

P  Victoria Cross Memorial Plaque, War Memorial, Memorial Gardens, Ballymenia, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

By The Way…

He was discharged from the army in 1866 after suffering blindness due to a war wound

VC Held By

Queen Elizabeth II Army Memorial Museum, Waiouru, New Zealand



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